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What Are Databases & Why You Need Them

 

Free Online Test Prep

Free online test prep from SFPL. You will need your SFPL card number and PIN.  Here's a how-to do it!

Wheeler Library Hours

Monday - Friday 

7:55 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Librarian Information:

Ms. Patricia Simmons

 Phone: 415-469-4090 X3120

Email: simmonsp@sfusd.edu

Balboa Library Homepage

Balboa's Wheeler Library Catalog

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Click the icon above or Click HERE  to get to the Online Library Catalog.

NoodleTools

Click HERE to log-in to NoodleTools

Getting started with Noodle Tools

  • Log in to NoodleTools on the right side of the screen under Access via Google for Education 
  • Use your district email: @s.sfusd.edu for students or @sfusd.edu for teachers.
  • If this is your first time using NoodleTools, you may have to create an account.
  • Click “Create a New Project”, choose MLA and Junior or Advanced, and name your project appropriately for description.
  • Click on Bibliography, choose the type of citation, and fill in as much information as you can. Note that only boxes with an asterisk (*) are mandatory.
  • Click new under Notecards to take notes. Use all three sections of the notecard.
  • Organize your notecards into an outline from the Notecards tab.

How Reliable is a Website?

Use the CRAAP test!

 

Currency – is the information too old?

Relevance/coverage – does it tell you what    you need to know?

Authority – who is the source of the information?

Accuracy – is the information true and reliable?

Purpose/objectivity – why does this site exist? Could it be biased?

Website Evaluation

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EyMT08mD7Ds

https://www.ccri.edu/library/help/evalsites.html

https://zapatopi.net/treeoctopus/

http://www.thedogisland.com/